35th anniversary celebration: Cottage fashion 101

Most cottagers would probably tell you that being fashionable at the lake isn’t their chief concern. That didn’t stop The Globe and Mail from suggesting a $4,754 ensemble in “15 Ways to Refine Your Away-For-the-Weekend Wardrobe,” in 1995. At the time, we countered with our own, much more realistic cottager getup, grand total $58.94. But what would the Globe recommend today? And what ‘fits are we actually rocking? Click the image to find out how we answered both questions, and swipe right to see what cottagers are really wearing.

Check out the original in our Nov/Dec ’96 issue.

Illustration by Katie Hicks

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